Here is the sentence:

After an especially long week at work, Deepa __________ on the sofa, watching television and trying to relax. Once the University of Florida football game began, however, she was jumping up every five minutes to boo referee calls and cheer effective Gator plays.

Deepa rested on the sofa. Thus, you need a form of lie. Since the sentence is past tense, you need the simple past form. You chose the correct form from the table below. Good job!

Infinitive Definition Simple Present Simple Past Past Participle Present Participle
to lay to put something down lay(s) laid laid laying
to lie to rest or recline lie(s) lay lain lying

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